Community Events

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  • The April 14, 2021 session of the New York - Natural Language Processing (NY-NLP) meetup features Anne-Marie Currie and Bertrand Lefebvre from Optum, speaking on Medical NLP: Enriching Electronic Health Record Data for Oncology Research. The program is free and all are welcome!

  • DigiMarCon East 2021 is your chance to ...
    – Experience a safe and intimate gathering with marketing leaders and professionals in a clean and hygienic environment.
    – Hear from some of the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing, media and advertising industry.
    – Gain insight into emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, and best practices to move your business to the next level.
    – Network with thought leaders, collaborate with your peers and build your professional network.

    The 6th annual DigiMarCon East, the Premier Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition in the Eastern United States returns April 15th to 16th, 2021 at the luxurious New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge Hotel in New York City, NY. Join your peers in-person or online for 2-days jam packed with digital marketing best practices, latest trends, practical solutions, strategy and networking, also check out the next generation of technology & innovation; Internet, Mobile, AdTech, MarTech & SaaS Technology.

    Immerse yourself in topics like digital strategy, programmatic advertising, web experience management, usability / design, mobile marketing & retargeting, customer engagement, user acquisition, social media marketing, targeting & optimization, video marketing, data science & big data, web analytics & A/B testing, email marketing, content marketing, conversion rate optimization, search engine optimization, paid search marketing, geo-targeting, predictive analysis & attribution, growth hacking, conversion rate optimization, growth marketing tools, marketing & sales automation, sustainable growth strategies, product marketing & UX / UI and much, much more!

    At DigiMarCon East 2021, you will receive all the elements you need to achieve digital marketing success! Conventional thought will be challenged, new ways of thinking will emerge, and you will leave with your head, notebooks and professional toolkit full of action items and ideas to lead and supercharge your agency / team / account to even greater success.

    Be a part of DigiMarCon East 2021 and discover how to thrive and succeed as a marketer in a rapidly evolving digital world. Top keynotes, case studies, strategy sessions, networking and more in a safe and hygienic environment!

    See why people keep coming back year after year to this must-attend event! Register and secure your seat today.

    For more details visit

  • Creating powerful offline experiences is important to capture the imaginations of your audience. It allows you to amplify your brand, organise your user base, and impact real people in the real world.

    So how do you create event hype and create an energy-filled event, full of the right people? How do you craft creative marketing strategies to maximize your impact?

    Hear from our panel of event experts and industry gurus about:

      • What it takes to create an amazing event experience
      • How to generate a media buzz and social hype to make your event go viral, before during and after an event
      • How to engage your audience and fill your event to capacity

    This event is perfect for anyone looking to get more out of the events they are planning, whether it be a small networking event, a conference or a large festival.

  • EDTECH WEEK 2021 is a series of remote learning and networking events for the education and workforce learning community, produced by Started and the University of Southern California (USC). 

    Guided by faculty, researchers, thought leaders, investors, and entrepreneurs, EDTECH WEEK assembles the top minds in the industry to wrestle with the most important education questions facing the globe. 

    With over 100 ‘faculty’ in 4 days, all focused on education innovation and the role of technology in education and workforce development, this event has something for everyone! 

    This year’s program includes: 

    • Explorer, Educator, Growth, Innovator, and Impact Tracks - No matter your role or where you are on your education innovation journey there’s a collection of sessions to help you learn and participate.
    • Masterclasses - Over 50 sessions from renowned faculty and industry practitioners present on high-value topics.
    • Illuminations - Interviews with thought leaders from around the world.
    • Shark Tanks - Leading startups pitch their ideas followed by discussion with EdTech investors.
    • Happy Hour - a virtual world built to make socializing, networking, and meeting each other more natural, plus speed networking with the education technology community.

    Register Today for Free!

  • With ever-evolving job descriptions and roles, "PM" can be a confusing term; it can be used to refer to a Product Manager or Project Manager. Find out the difference between between these two important roles from real practitioners. Learn the differentiators and their evolving significance in the workplace. GA will be hosting a split panel of Product Mangers and Project Managers who will share a "day in the life" of their perspective role

  • Please join us on April 20th to see how Digital Intelligence can help you WIN your market. Hear from our CEO, experience demos, view the latest roadmap, network with the best in the business and check out the latest digital trends.  Plus, discover how Digital Intelligence is helping Microsoft, NASDAQ, and many more WIN their market. We can’t wait to see you … virtually, of course.

  • Whether you want to break into a data science role or learn basic techniques to get data insights, it's worth having some data science skills in your pocket (and your resume). The Data Science Month is an excellent way to kickstart your data learning journey from the comfort of your home!

    📈 What: The Data Science Month is a series of free, online events, including workshops to learn key languages and tools used in Data Science, and talks to meet professionals and entrepreneurs working in the industry. 

    👩‍💻 Who: This training is suitable for beginners who are interested in exploring Data Science. Some basic coding knowledge might help to feel more confident, but it's not required. 

    🗓️ When: From April 20 to May 12, 2021


    Visit this page for more information about our workshops and talks

  • Join ERA on 4/20 to participate in our panel discussion featuring some of NYC’s top founders, and apply for the opportunity to pitch your startup. Applications are open for ERA’s Summer 2021 Accelerator Program! Apply Today:

    ERA invests $100K in seed funding with the potential for follow-on funding and gives entrepreneurs access to NYC’s largest mentor network of 500+ industry leaders and the strongest alumni network of 226+ companies. 
    Application Deadline: April 26, 2021; Program Start Date: June 21st

  • Join the flagship annual event of The Data Science Institute at Columbia University. Data Science Day provides a forum for innovators in academia, industry, and government to connect.

    Program Highlights:

    Keynote Speaker: Pat Bajari, a Chief Economist at Amazon and Vice President of Amazon’s Core AI team.

    Lightning Talks: Hear from Columbia's most innovative researchers. Two sessions of faculty-led lightning talks will share emerging opportunities for data science across many disciplines and use cases. View speakers and abstracts.

    Poster and Demo Session: Meet and network with the researchers who are building the next generation of data science methods and applications. The event will include posters, videos, abstracts and breakout rooms.

  • Bots have become a staple in the care organizations of some of the world’s biggest brands, providing superior customer service at scale. But bots are not just for customer care and cutting costs anymore. Now is the time to understand conversational AI's power to drive sales and marketing, transforming bots into revenue drivers for organizations.

    Conversational AI experts Dhoreena Ventura and Chris Radanovic will share how LivePerson customers are using bots to boost sales & marketing — and the staggering results they’re realizing.

    Our expert speakers will cover effective bot sales/marketing use cases, how to mobilize sales bots, key differences between using automation for care vs. for sales, and common pitfalls to avoid when developing a conversational AI selling / marketing strategy.

    Harnessing the power of AI to provide exceptional customer experiences has made LivePerson a leader in the Conversational AI space.

    Event Schedule (EDT Time Zone):

    12:00 PM Getting settled and Zoom joining

    12:05 PM Welcome back and kickoff!

    12:10 PM Chris Radanovic, Conversational AI Expert & Dhoreena Ventura, Senior Product Marketing Manager - LivePerson

    12:45 PM Final Q&A and Wrap-up


    Speaker Bios:

    Chris Radanovic, Conversational AI Expert, LivePerson

    Chris has 10 years of experience building digital conversations. He has been helping brands harness automation, natural language understanding, and machine learning tools.

    Dhoreena Ventura, Senior Product Marketing Manager, LivePerson

    Dhoreena focuses on helping brands enhance end-to-end customer experience with AI as the key to finally delivering on the promise of personalization at scale. Prior to LivePerson, Dhoreena was a product marketing lead at Sizmek by Amazon.